Summertime and bug bites seem to go hand in hand. I noticed that some people attract more mosquitoes than others and some react to bites more strongly than others. So while researching on Wikipedia, I found that most mosquitoes prefer type O blood, heavy breathers, those with a lot of skin bacteria, people with a […]
Helping Ease the Irritation of a Bug Bite
A couple of weeks ago my 5-year old lost his first tooth (super exciting!) and it had me thinking about the changes that constantly fill his life. The first years of a human being are pretty remarkable, and if we aren’t looking for it, or sensitive to these changes, we could see them as disruptive, […]
Young children have an immense amount of information coming at them every day and as parents, we sometimes forget, have tuned out or have built up a tolerance for all that crazy fast-paced information. For little ones with immature and sensitive nervous systems, navigating a day of preschool, tagging along for a full day of […]
The other day, I was talking to a friend who said she took her 5-year-old daughter in for her annual peanut allergy check-up. It had been decided by doctors early on that her daughter had a severe allergy to peanuts, so my friend was vigilant about making sure that her daughter never came in contact […]
I recently posted a blog about the importance of routine for young children (and their health) and gave some examples of how you can bring routine into your family life. It’s hard to know what routine to bring about, how to implement it AND how to sustain it. So in researching what to write for […]
Allergies are the bane of life for so many of us. More than one in five people in the West are affected by allergies at some point in their life, with many different causes and severity ranging from mild and annoying to life threatening.
Which of these 7 aspects of health is the main cause of your allergies? Identifying can show you where to start to take a huge load of your body, reducing allergy symptoms and leaving extra energy to build immune health or for you to use in daily life. Enough Sleep AND Enough Rest When […]
Having a baby is one of the best experiences a woman can have but it does place stresses on the body. Once the baby arrives, focus is often all on the new born and the mother can neglect her own health and well being. Here are some tips to achieve better health postpartum….
I actually don’t know, but when I did the following exercise, my lifelong allergy to cats went away. Since then I have had and lived with a cat for 10 years, and now have a dog, birds, and children 🙂 I am no longer allergic to cats and horses and I believe it has to […]